Join us for the 14TH ANNUAL CHARITY SHRIMP RACE sponsored by the SEA ISLAND ROTARY CLUB!
Highly-trained and motivated rubber shrimp will mount their inner tubes and take to the water on Saturday, October 2nd, as the Sea Island Rotary Club presents the 14th Annual Charity Shrimp Race in conjunction with the 2022 Annual Beaufort Shrimp Festival. Great prizes, lots of fun – all while helping to raise money for our community!
The Shrimp Race is fun to watch for both children and adults. It is held at the Henry Chambers Waterfront Park during the Beaufort Shrimp Festival. It will begin around 2:30 PM when 5,000 rubber shrimp wearing inner tubes are released from the nets of a local shrimp trawler and into the Beaufort River. The shrimp float along with the tide to the finish line.
The first 10 shrimp to cross the finish line receive the following cash prizes:
In addition, the top 100 shrimp have a chance to win a new car or boat if their shrimp number correctly matches the randomly selected “Lucky Number” by Odds On Promotion, a third party insurance company, prior to the start of the race.
Adopted shrimp numbers will be randomly assigned by race officials at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the race and will be immediately posted at the site of the race along with the adopters name.
Race results will be announced at the conclusion of the race at Waterfront Park. Cast your net and help our community through your sponsorship of a shrimp. Don’t miss out on this wonderful event.
To purchase a shrimp for your chance at the $30,000 grand prize, please visit www.seaislandrotary.org.